A Practical Handbook of Archaeology
A Beginner's Guide to Unearthing the PastBook - 2013
This illustrated practical guide to archaeology is perfect for anyone with a passion for the past. The varied techniques involved in planning and conducting an excavation are discussed in detail, from the initial noninvasive survey and site-walking through to processing and recording finds on site. Learn how to locate buried archaeology through map regression and the study of aerial photographs; walk a site to sample the finds turned up by farming; or take part in a comprehensive site survey using the latest geophysical technology.With over 300 photographs and illustrations, this is an invaluable practical handbook on fieldwork techniques.
Publisher: London : Hermes House, 2013
Characteristics: 128 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Alternative Title: Archaeology : a beginner's guide to unearthing the past